The idea is simple: tell the world what you're reading. If you want to add a little bit about how you're liking it, that's great, but it's not necessary.
Response so far has been pretty good, but it can definitely get better! Last Friday hit a new record, with over 2,000 retweets with the #fridayreads hashtag.
Each person who uses that hashtag gets entered into a drawing, for the opportunity to win some fabulous book prizes from The Book Maven. (Review copies, usually, but publishing companies have started contacting her to offer prizes from their own stacks as well.)
Is that an itch? Hm? Maybe feel a little something crawling on your calf? Or is it just me? It's probably just me.
At first, the word from the front was obvious: don't take anything from the curb. Then the line moved to encompass thrift stores. Is the clothing safe? Has it been heated to the requisite 135 degrees to kill bedbugs? Probably not. Better avoid it.
What makes the movement and its texts more engaging than those connected to better known 20th century styles is that F.T. Marinetti, who wrote a huge portion of what comprises Futurist literature, was a novelist and poet.
Understanding the intent of a piece of work – visual art, literature,